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July 23, 2013
On July 29th, past and present Idiots invite you to experience what things are like off the big stage as they enjoy the night as one big family. Catch this fierce, young cast in a one-night-only before the current Idiots ship off for their Asia tour, and celebrate bringing old and new American Idiot families together!
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July 23, 2013
BROADWAY IDIOT (2013) 80m
Director: Doug Hamilton
Doug Hamilton’s film started out as a behind-the-scenes look at the idiots that thought a punk rock record could translate to a Broadway musical—Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and Spring Awakening director Michael Mayer. But the film becomes much more than that; it chronicles Billie Joe’s growing engagement with the creative process of this new, for him, art form. Hamilton shows the journey including a peek at pre-teen Billie Joe, live concert footage and his Broadway debut.
Director Doug Hamilton and producer Ira Pittelman in
July 23, 2013
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s artifact collection represents a diverse group of artists – much like the genre of rock and roll itself. The exhibits chronicle rock and roll history from its earliest days right through the new millennium, and visitors to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will find clothing, handwritten lyrics, personal effects and much more. Among the Museum's most treasured pieces are the instruments.
The Museum's collection of rare instruments used in recordings and live performances includes drums, microphones, even flutes and a dulcimer, and the instrument most often associated with rock and roll: the guitar. There are approximately 20 guitars on permanent exhibit in the Museum’s atrium alone, and the instruments are rotated every six months. The guitars focus on Hall of Fame Inductees as well as non-inductee artists – both legendary and contemporary. Today, 10 new guitars that represent Inductees – including Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead, Jimmy Cliff, Mike Mills of R.E.M., Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and 2012 inductee, Steve Fossen of Heart – and non-inductees Eugene Hutz of Gogol Bordello and Mike Dirnt of Green Day were placed on exhibit.
July 16, 2013
New photos added exclusively to Idiot Nation from Rome & Bologna: HERE
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Green Day closed this year's Bilbao BBK festival in Bilbao, Spain, on Saturday night (July 13), with a set packed with hits and novelty set pieces.
The US rock trio played The Ramones' 'Blitzkrieg Bop' and the theme from The Good, The Bad And The Ugly before taking to the stage and playing '99 Revolutions', 'Know Your Enemy' and 'Stay The Night', all taken from the band's run of three 2012 albums.
After 'Wake Me Up When September Ends', singer Billie Joe Armstrong introduced the older 'Burnout' by asking, "How many old green day fans are out there tonight? You guys are really old!
July 14, 2013
Green Day cover AC/DC, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones at Optimus Alive festival
Vampire Weekend, Biffy Clyro also play the Portugese festival
Green Day played for over two hours last night (July 12) and covered AC/DC, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones as they headlined Optimus Alive festival in Lisbon, Portugal.
The Californian pop-punk band performed their 28 song set to the biggest crowd of the festival so far and opened with '99 Revolutions'. They then rattled through their back catalogue, mainly concentrating on their newest material for the first half with 'Know Your Enemy' and
Green Day - Stay The Night
Live at Auditorium Stravinski